Pirates Clinch Playoff Berth

Starling Marte #6 of the Pittsburgh Pirates reacts after hitting a solo home run during the ninth inning against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field on September 23, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The Pirates defeated the Cubs 2-1 and, with their win and a Washington Nationals loss to the St. Louis Cardinals, clinched their first playoff berth in 21 years. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)
Pirates Clinch A Playoff Berth Starling Marte #6 of the Pittsburgh Pirates reacts after hitting a solo home run during the ninth inning against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field on September 23, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The Pirates defeated the Cubs 2-1 and, with their win and a Washington Nationals loss to the St. Louis Cardinals, clinched their first playoff berth in 21 years. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)
Starling Marte #6 of the Pittsburgh Pirates is greeted at the dugout after hitting a solo home run during the ninth inning against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field on September 23, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The Pirates defeated the Cubs 2-1 and, with their win and a Washington Nationals loss to the St. Louis Cardinals, clinched their first playoff berth in 21 years. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)
Pirates Clinch A Playoff Berth Starling Marte #6 of the Pittsburgh Pirates is greeted at the dugout after hitting a solo home run during the ninth inning against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field on September 23, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The Pirates defeated the Cubs 2-1 and, with their win and a Washington Nationals loss to the St. Louis Cardinals, clinched their first playoff berth in 21 years. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)
Catcher Russell Martin #55 (R) is upended after tagging out Nate Schierholtz #19 of the Chicago Cubs at home plate for the final out when Schierholtz tried to score on a single hit by Ryan Sweeney #6 during the ninth inning at Wrigley Field on September 23, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The Pirates defeated the Cubs 2-1 and, with their win and a Washington Nationals loss to the St. Louis Cardinals, clinched their first playoff berth in 21 years. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)
Pirates Clinch A Playoff Berth Catcher Russell Martin #55 (R) is upended after tagging out Nate Schierholtz #19 of the Chicago Cubs at home plate for the final out when Schierholtz tried to score on a single hit by Ryan Sweeney #6 during the ninth inning at Wrigley Field on September 23, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The Pirates defeated the Cubs 2-1 and, with their win and a Washington Nationals loss to the St. Louis Cardinals, clinched their first playoff berth in 21 years. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)
Starling Marte #6 of the Pittsburgh Pirates smiles after the game against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field on September 23, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The Pirates defeated the Cubs 2-1 and, with their win and a Washington Nationals loss to the St. Louis Cardinals, clinched their first playoff berth in 21 years. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)
Pirates Clinch A Playoff Berth Starling Marte #6 of the Pittsburgh Pirates smiles after the game against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field on September 23, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The Pirates defeated the Cubs 2-1 and, with their win and a Washington Nationals loss to the St. Louis Cardinals, clinched their first playoff berth in 21 years. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)
Neil Walker #18 of the Pittsburgh Pirates stands on second base after defeating the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field on September 23, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The Pirates defeated the Cubs 2-1 and, with their win and a Washington Nationals loss to the St. Louis Cardinals, clinched their first playoff berth in 21 years. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)
Pirates Clinch A Playoff Berth Neil Walker #18 of the Pittsburgh Pirates stands on second base after defeating the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field on September 23, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The Pirates defeated the Cubs 2-1 and, with their win and a Washington Nationals loss to the St. Louis Cardinals, clinched their first playoff berth in 21 years. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)
Neil Walker #18 (L) and Andrew McCutchen #22 of the Pittsburgh Pirates celebrate their win over the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field on September 23, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The Pirates defeated the Cubs 2-1 and, with their win and a Washington Nationals loss to the St. Louis Cardinals, clinched their first playoff berth in 21 years. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)
Pirates Clinch A Playoff Berth Neil Walker #18 (L) and Andrew McCutchen #22 of the Pittsburgh Pirates celebrate their win over the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field on September 23, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The Pirates defeated the Cubs 2-1 and, with their win and a Washington Nationals loss to the St. Louis Cardinals, clinched their first playoff berth in 21 years. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)
Starling Marte #6 of the Pittsburgh Pirates (C) and his teammates celebrate their win over the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field on September 23, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The Pirates defeated the Cubs 2-1 and, with their win and a Washington Nationals loss to the St. Louis Cardinals, clinched their first playoff berth in 21 years. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)
Pirates Clinch A Playoff Berth Starling Marte #6 of the Pittsburgh Pirates (C) and his teammates celebrate their win over the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field on September 23, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The Pirates defeated the Cubs 2-1 and, with their win and a Washington Nationals loss to the St. Louis Cardinals, clinched their first playoff berth in 21 years. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)
Manager Clint Hurdle #13 of the Pittsburgh Pirates shakes hands with Starling Marte #6 of the Pittsburgh Pirates after they defeated the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field on September 23, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The Pirates defeated the Cubs 2-1 and, with their win and a Washington Nationals loss to the St. Louis Cardinals, clinched their first playoff berth in 21 years.. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)
Pirates Clinch A Playoff Berth Manager Clint Hurdle #13 of the Pittsburgh Pirates shakes hands with Starling Marte #6 of the Pittsburgh Pirates after they defeated the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field on September 23, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The Pirates defeated the Cubs 2-1 and, with their win and a Washington Nationals loss to the St. Louis Cardinals, clinched their first playoff berth in 21 years.. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)
Manager Clint Hurdle #13 (C) and assistant equipment manager Kiere Bulls of the Pittsburgh Pirates (R) get their postseason T-shirts after defeating the Chicago Cubs 2-1 to clinch a National League wild card berth at Wrigley Field on September 23, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The playoff berth is the first for the Pirates in 21 years. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)
Pirates Clinch A Playoff Berth Manager Clint Hurdle #13 (C) and assistant equipment manager Kiere Bulls of the Pittsburgh Pirates (R) get their postseason T-shirts after defeating the Chicago Cubs 2-1 to clinch a National League wild card berth at Wrigley Field on September 23, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The playoff berth is the first for the Pirates in 21 years. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)
The Pittsburgh Pirates celebrate after defeating the Chicago Cubs 2-1 to clinch a National League Wild Card berth at Wrigley Field on September 23, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The playoff berth is the first for the Pirates in 21 years. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)
Pirates Clinch A Playoff Berth The Pittsburgh Pirates celebrate after defeating the Chicago Cubs 2-1 to clinch a National League Wild Card berth at Wrigley Field on September 23, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The playoff berth is the first for the Pirates in 21 years. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)
Josh Harrison #5 of the Pittsburgh Pirates pours champagne on teammate Starling Marte #6 as they celebrate after defeating the Chicago Cubs 2-1 to clinch a National League Wild Card berth at Wrigley Field on September 23, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The playoff berth is the first for the Pirates in 21 years. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)
Pirates Clinch A Playoff Berth Josh Harrison #5 of the Pittsburgh Pirates pours champagne on teammate Starling Marte #6 as they celebrate after defeating the Chicago Cubs 2-1 to clinch a National League Wild Card berth at Wrigley Field on September 23, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The playoff berth is the first for the Pirates in 21 years. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)
Josh Harrison #5 of the Pittsburgh Pirates pours champagne on teammate Tony Sanchez #59 as they celebrate after defeating the Chicago Cubs 2-1 to clinch a National League Wild Card berth at Wrigley Field on September 23, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The playoff berth is the first for the Pirates in 21 years. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)
Pirates Clinch A Playoff Berth Josh Harrison #5 of the Pittsburgh Pirates pours champagne on teammate Tony Sanchez #59 as they celebrate after defeating the Chicago Cubs 2-1 to clinch a National League Wild Card berth at Wrigley Field on September 23, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The playoff berth is the first for the Pirates in 21 years. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)
Greg Johnson, Pittsburgh Pirates traveling secretary, gets bombarded by the team as they celebrate after defeating the Chicago Cubs 2-1 to clinch a National League wild card berth at Wrigley Field on September 23, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The playoff berth is the first for the Pirates in 21 years. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)
Pirates Clinch A Playoff Berth Greg Johnson, Pittsburgh Pirates traveling secretary, gets bombarded by the team as they celebrate after defeating the Chicago Cubs 2-1 to clinch a National League wild card berth at Wrigley Field on September 23, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The playoff berth is the first for the Pirates in 21 years. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)
Gaby Sanchez #17 of the Pittsburgh Pirates (L) hugs teammate Andrew McCutchen #22 as they celebrate after defeating the Chicago Cubs 2-1 to clinch a National League wild card berth at Wrigley Field on September 23, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The playoff berth is the first for the Pirates in 21 years. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)
Pirates Clinch A Playoff Berth Gaby Sanchez #17 of the Pittsburgh Pirates (L) hugs teammate Andrew McCutchen #22 as they celebrate after defeating the Chicago Cubs 2-1 to clinch a National League wild card berth at Wrigley Field on September 23, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The playoff berth is the first for the Pirates in 21 years. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)
Russell Martin #55 (L) and bench coach bench coach Jeff Banister #28 of the Pittsburgh Pirates celebrate after defeating the Chicago Cubs 2-1 to clinch a National League wild card berth at Wrigley Field on September 23, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The playoff berth is the first for the Pirates in 21 years. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)
Pirates Clinch A Playoff Berth Russell Martin #55 (L) and bench coach bench coach Jeff Banister #28 of the Pittsburgh Pirates celebrate after defeating the Chicago Cubs 2-1 to clinch a National League wild card berth at Wrigley Field on September 23, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The playoff berth is the first for the Pirates in 21 years. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)
Andrew McCutchen #22 of the Pittsburgh Pirates celebrates after defeating the Chicago Cubs 2-1 to clinch a National League wild card berth at Wrigley Field on September 23, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The playoff berth is the first for the Pirates in 21 years. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)
Pirates Clinch A Playoff Berth Andrew McCutchen #22 of the Pittsburgh Pirates celebrates after defeating the Chicago Cubs 2-1 to clinch a National League wild card berth at Wrigley Field on September 23, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The playoff berth is the first for the Pirates in 21 years. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)
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